Question: A few of weeks ago you stated that Jessica Biel won't be appearing in the series finale of 7th Heaven, but on Monday, USA Today reported that she will indeed reprise her role! I am trying to catch my breath at this amazing and unexpected news. Was this a last-minute decision by her?

Answer: It was so last-minute that Brenda Hampton had to rework the script, which originally had Carlos making two major announcements on Mary's behalf. Now she'll be able to deliver the big news in person.